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Air quality is based on ozone alert days and number of pollutants in the air, as reported by the EPA.

The EPA has a complex method of measuring watershead quality using 15 indicators.

Superfund index is based on the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup effort.

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HEALTHGreenvilleAshevilleUnited States
Air Quality (100=best)86.991.593.9
Water Quality (100=best)406455
Superfund Sites (100=best)205071
Physicians per Cap.322420261
Health Cost106.3104100
Comments about Asheville

Re-vitalization bordering on greed: I've grew up in the Asheville area and visit often. I've watched this place transform from a quaint and sometimes eccentric Southern town to an over-developed tourist... (read more)

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Comments about Greenville

re: Air quality - 11/25/2006: The air quality is listed as bad due to allergens. Greenville, SC is the worst city in the country for pollen allergens; pollen counts in the thousands are an annual... (read more)

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